Posts Tagged ‘ Home Depot ’

J.D. Power Study Finds Door and Window Customers Want Personalized Experience

Aug 26th, 2022

It may not be a surprise to many but the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction StudySM confirms that adding a personalized touch to the patio door and window purchasing experience—from the product and shopping to delivery and installation—will provide the differentiation manufacturers and retailers need to set themselves apart from the […]

Lowes and Home Depot Financial Results Bear Out Focus on Pros

Sep 9th, 2021

When Lowes and Home Depot released their financial results last month, both posted earnings growth, not surprising given the continued growth of homeowners spending money on remodeling projects. But when dissecting the earnings transcripts for both companies, it was a focus on pro customers that dominated conversations, proving this is where both companies are continuing […]

Fenestration Companies Named by Forbes as Best Large Employers

Feb 12th, 2021

Andersen Corp., Pella Corp., Masonite and Fortune Brands (which includes Therma-Tru, Larson and Fypon), are among the top door and window related companies named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best Large Employers for 2021, which was released this week. Five hundred large employers that received the most recommendations made the cut from 50,000 employees in […]

Industry-Related Companies Make Fortune 500 Listing

Jul 1st, 2020

Fortune 500 magazine ranked the biggest American companies in its June/July 2020 issue, a few of which are related to the door, window and housing industries. Home Depot led the list in the 27th spot, with $110,225 million in earnings and a 1.9% change from 2018., DOW came in 78th place earning $42,951 million according […]

Study Shows Online and On-Location Sales Must Work in Tandem

Jun 12th, 2019

According to study results recently released by J.D. Power, Ace Hardware and True Value were among the highest ranked home improvement retailers for customer satisfaction. Results also reveal that 41% of customers are browsing businesses online prior to making in-store purchases, while desiring more from their experiences on retailers’ websites. J.D. Power conducts its Home […]

As Subcontractor Shortages Hit 90% Virginia Moves to Alleviate

May 28th, 2019

As the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) notes continued labor shortages throughout the residential construction and remodeling industries, training and certification programs have surfaced in high schools and community colleges nationwide, helping to address the issue. In Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam launched the Build Virginia initiative, geared toward helping the state’s job seekers to […]

Steves & Sons Wins Home Depot Award for the Fourth Time

Oct 4th, 2018

San Antonio-based door manufacturer, Steves and Sons, was recently named The Home Depot’s Millwork Partner of the Year. The company, now in its 152nd year, manufactures interior and exterior doors that are sold in more than 250 Home Depot stores throughout the southwest, while employing more than 1,100 through plants in Texas, Virginia and Tennessee. […]

Glass Company Owner Has Plan to Fix Labor Shortage

Mar 13th, 2018

The skilled-labor shortage continues to be a serious problem for the construction industry, but the owner of one Nevada-based glass company is responding to the challenge by launching an online vocational school to train young workers in the trades. The Ground Up Trade School is the vision of Joshua Munns, the owner and president of […]

Home Depot to Pay $5.7M Penalty for Selling Recalled Products

Aug 30th, 2017

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., has agreed to pay a $5.7 million civil penalty for selling and distributing previously recalled consumer products. In addition to paying the $5.7 million civil penalty, Home Depot will maintain a compliance program to ensure compliance with the Consumer Product Safety Act […]

Home Depot Reports Solid Second Quarter

Aug 19th, 2016

The Home Depot this week reported sales of $26.5 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2016, a 6.6-percent increase from the second quarter of fiscal 2015. Comparable store sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 were up 4.7 percent, and comparable sales for U.S. stores rose 5.4 percent. Net earnings for the second quarter of […]

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